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Jammu and Kashmir: Govt launches Rs 879 cr food processing project to enhance income of farmers

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government has launched a crucial project to  revolutionize the food-processing sector and transform the lives of farmers in the UT, media reports said.

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Supreme Court cancels bail of Union Minister's son

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court on Monday cancelled the bail granted by a lower court to Union Minister Ajay Mishra's son Ashish Mishra, who is accused of killing farmers in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri last year, media reports said.

Punjab: Police's lathicharge allegedly hurts 7 Muktsar farmers protesting over relief for crop loss

Muktsar/IBNS: Seven BKU (Ekta-Ugrahan) farmers, who were protesting over the relief for cotton crop loss, were hurt after police allegedly lathicharged them outside the Lambi tehsil office in Punjab's Muktsar district, media reports said.

Will give free electricity to farmers: Amit Shah promises UP voters

Firozabad/UNI: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday, while appealing to the people to give a second chance to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh, announced that free electricity will be given to the farmers.

PM’s apology still incomplete: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi/UNI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to complete his apology by fulfilling all demands of protesting farmers.

Truck rams into women farmers in Haryana, three die

New Delhi/IBNS: Three lives were lost when a truck allegedly rammed into women farmers in Haryana's Jhajjar district Thursday morning, media reports said.

Crops destroyed due to rains: Delhi announces Rs. 50,000 per hectare of farmland compensation to farmers

New Delhi/UNI: The Delhi government has decided to compensate all the farmers whose crops were destroyed in the unseasonal rains the national capital received this year.

Yogi govt doing injustice to paddy farmers: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

New Delhi/UNI: Congress general secretary and in-charge of Uttar Pradesh, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Tuesday accused the state government of doing gross injustice to the paddy growing farmers.

How many have you arrested? SC questions UP govt over Lakhimpur violence

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court Thursday questioned the Uttar Pradesh government as to how many people were arrested in connection with the Lakhimpur Kheri violence, where eight people including four farmers were killed, media reports said.

'Won't cremate bodies': Families of two farmers run over in UP's Lakhimpur Kheri

Lakhimpur Kheri/IBNS: The families of two of the farmers who were allegedly mowed down by the son of a Union minister at Tikunia in Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur Kheri, have refused to cremate the bodies until they receive a copy of the post mortem and the FIR in the case.

Lakhimpur incident: Congress releases video on Twitter showing jeep mowing down farmers

New Delhi/IBNS: The Congress has released a video on Twitter showing a jeep was allegedly mowing down a group of protesting farmers in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri, where eight people died in a violence, media reports said.

PM Modi releases 9th installment of PM-KISAN scheme, interacts with farmers

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi released the next installment of  financial benefits under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) on Monday through video conference. 

Opposition leaders hold strategy meeting in Delhi, to join protesting farmers at Jantar Mantar

New Delhi/UNI: Several Opposition leaders held another strategy meet on Friday morning, as stalemate continues in Parliament over 'Pegasus snooping' controversy and other issues.

World’s 1st Liquid Nano Urea to be introduced to Jammu and Kashmir farmers 

Srinagar: Taking a giant leap in the agriculture sector and adopting environment-friendly farmingpractices across the UT, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha today flagged off the first consignment ofIFFCO’s Nano Urea (Liquid) from Kalol area of Gujarat through virtual mode.

PM Modi releases 8th instalment of financial benefit under PM-KISAN, extends scheme to Bengal farmers

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday released the 8th instalment of the financial benefit under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme via video conferencing.